The Islands Thread

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The Islands Thread

Postby Mucha Man » 07 Aug 2004, 11:56

I'm setting up links to the various threads on travel to the islands (Green, Orchid, Penghu, etc.). Please don't post in this thread unless you are linking. Good articles and such welcome.
“Everywhere else in the world is also really old” said Prof. Liu, a renowned historian at Beijing University. “We always learn that China has 5000 years of cultural heritage, and that therefore we are very special. It appears that other places also have some of this heritage stuff. And are also old. Like, really old.”

http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
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Hi these links okay!!

Postby crazyazn » 07 Oct 2004, 23:00

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Postby Amy » 10 Jan 2005, 18:04

The Welcome to Taiwan site has some information.
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Postby BAH » 11 Oct 2005, 16:09

A little bit of self promotion as I just posted about Kagoshima and nearby islands.
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Postby shawn_c » 02 Jan 2006, 05:59

If anyone's interested - two friends and I once went to Taichung Harbour last year winter, and were thinking we could get to Penghu from there. Of course, there was nothing going there, and everyone kept telling us we should've flown there. In the end, we didn't get there, but it is interesting to note that the local operator of boat-tours offered to take us there for $6,000 only. Of course, that'd have been a one-way trip, but the boat could've held quite over a dozen persons.

This just leads me to think that anyone could pretty much charter someone, anyone's boat from any port in Taiwan, to within a reasonably distanced destination for a not-too-expensive price.
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Postby WeiLong » 30 Mar 2006, 18:42

http://www.travelsinasia.com/Taiwan/Lanyu.html
http://www.travelsinasia.com/Taiwan/Penghu.html

These are links to my webpages on Penghu and Orchid Island, both very worthwhile destinations. Elsewhere on the site are travelogues from around Taiwan and the region in general.
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Postby tommy525 » 26 Apr 2007, 00:30

latest on Turtle Mountain Island (Guishan Dao / Guīshān Dǎo / 龜山島)
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Re: The Islands Thread

Postby almas john » 23 Sep 2008, 10:18

The October issue of Taiwan Review has four articles on the offshore islands. And at NT$55 it really is a bargain. Well worth picking up a copy for those who are interested in maritime Formosa.
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